Lagostina's Commercial Capsule™ Technology conducts heat quickly, providing precise cooking control. The super thick aluminum base heats up quickly and efficiently and is completely encapsulated with durable stainless steel. The thick heat-radiating aluminum distributes and maintains the heat while the stainless steel seals in and protects the aluminum. Lagostina's Commercial Capsule™ Technology has been designed to offer the maximum in heat efficiency with commercial durability for a lifetime of cooking perfection. Can be used on all cooking surfaces, including induction.